Historical Events in September 1935

  • Sep 2 A hurricane slams Florida Keys killing 423
  • Sep 3 1st automobile to exceed 300 mph, Sir Malcolm Campbell (301.337 mph)
  • Sep 3 Andrew Varipapa sets bowling record of 2,652 points in 10 games

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Sep 6 "Steamboat Round the Bend" film directed by John Ford and starring Will Rogers released weeks after Rogers' death

Film director John Ford
Film director
John Ford
Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
  • Sep 8 Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)
  • Sep 11 US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year

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Sep 12 Millionaire Howard Hughes flies his own designed plane at 352.46 mph

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
  • Sep 12 55th U.S. Men's National Championship: Wilmer Allison beats Sidney Wood (6-2, 6-2, 6-3)
  • Sep 13 Rockslide near Whirlpool Rapids Bridge ends the Great Gorge and International Railway
  • Sep 15 Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany

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Sep 17 Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 2nd President of Philippines

2nd President of the Philippines Manuel L. Quezon
2nd President of the Philippines
Manuel L. Quezon
  • Sep 20 Pitts Crawfords beat NY Cubans to win Negro NL Championship, 3-0
  • Sep 22 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
  • Sep 24 Earl Bascom and Weldon Bascom produce the first rodeo ever held outdoors under electric lights at Columbia, Mississippi
  • Sep 25 Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 27 Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant
  • Sep 29 5th Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Ridgewood Country Club (Ridgewood, New Jersey, US)
  • Sep 30 Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

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Sep 30 The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated by FDR

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt
31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover